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Post by ahamilton » Wed Jul 24, 2019 12:00 pm

I was cleaning up my hard drive at work and found a file called Masters2007Calendar. Interesting to see the changes since back then:

March
Ronde de Bethel Bethel, CT 3/4/2007 Criterium
Charge Pond Training Series Plymouth, MA 3/10/2007 Road
Plainville Spring Series Plainville, CT 3/10/2007 Criterium
Ris Van Bethel Bethel, CT 3/11/2007 Criterium
Charge Pond Training Series Plymouth, MA 3/17/2007 Training Race
Plainville Spring Series Plainville, CT 3/17/2007 Criterium
Tour de Kirche Bethel, CT 3/18/2007 Criterium
Charge Pond Training Series Plymouth, MA 3/24/2007 Training Race
Plainville Spring Series Plainville, CT 3/24/2007 Criterium
Bethel CDP Gold Race Bethel, CT 3/25/2007 Criterium
Charge Pond Training Series Plymouth, MA 3/31/2007 Training Race
Plainville Spring Series Plainville, CT 3/31/2007 Criterium

April
Criterium de Bethel Bethel, CT 4/1/2007 Criterium
Michael Schott Memorial Circuit Race Marblehead, MA 4/1/2007 Road
5th Annual Chris Hinds Memorial Criterium Charlestown, RI 4/7/2007 Criterium
Plainville Spring Series April 7 Plainville, CT 4/7/2007 Criterium
NHIS Training Series Loudon, NH 4/12/2007 Training Race
Plainville Spring Series Plainville, CT 4/14/2007 Criterium
Rick Newhouse Memorial Criterium Charlestown, RI 4/14/2007 Criterium
Circuit de Francis J Clarke Bethel, CT 4/15/2007 Criterium
2007 Wompatuck Training Series Hingham, MA 4/17/2007 Training Race
Turtle Pond Circuit Race Loudon, NH 4/21/2007 Road
Myles Standish Road Race Plymouth, MA 4/22/2007 Road
Sturbridge Road Race Sturbridge, MA 4/28/2007 Road
Palmer Library Road Race Warren, MA 4/29/2007 Road

May
GMBC/Sport Fitness Edge Practice Crit Series Essex Junction , VT 5/1/2007 Training Race
Housatonic Wheel Club Time Trial Series Egremont & Alford, MA 5/1/2007 Time Trial
Jiminy Peak Road Race Hancock, MA 5/5/2007 Road
Blue Hills Circuit Race - TENTATIVE Milton , MA 5/6/2007 Road
Sterling Road Race Sterling, MA 5/12/2007 Road
Bear Mountain Road Race Bear Mountain, NY 5/13/2007 Road
Wompatuck Training Series Hingham, MA 5/17/2007 Training Race
Lake Sunapee Road Race Newbury, NH 5/19/2007 Road
Tour of CT tbd, CT 5/19/2007 Road
Tour of CT tbd, CT 5/20/2007 Road
North Stonington Road Race North Stonington, CT 5/20/2007 Road
West Hartford Twilight Criterium West Hartford, CT 5/25/2007 Criterium
Forrest Park Criterium Springfield, MA 5/26/2007 Criterium
Hartford Downtown Criterium Hartford, CT 5/27/2007 Criterium
Stafford Springs Criterium Stafford Springs, CT 5/28/2007 Criterium

June
Lake Auburn Road Race Auburn , ME 6/2/2007 Road
Connecticut Coast Cycling Club Criterium Bethel, CT 6/3/2007 Criterium
Great Falls Criterium Auburn, ME 6/3/2007 Criterium
Cyclonauts Road Race Monson, MA 6/16/2007 Road
Housatonic Hills Road Race Southbury , CT 6/17/2007 Road
Casters Criterium Charlestown, RI 6/23/2007 Criterium
Central Vermont Road Race and Criterium Weekend Rutland, VT 6/23/2007 Road
Central Vermont Road Race and Criterium Weekend Rutland, VT 6/24/2007 Criterium
Nutmeg Games Criterium New Britain, CT 6/23/2007 Criterium
Cox Charities Criterium Providence, RI 6/24/2007 Criterium
Seacoast Criterium Exeter, NH 6/26/2007 Criterium
Fitchburg Longsjo Classic Stage Race Fitchburg, MA 6/28/2007 Stage Race
Fitchburg Longsjo Classic Stage Race Fitchburg, MA 6/29/2007 Stage Race
Fitchburg Longsjo Classic Stage Race Fitchburg, MA 6/30/2007 Stage Race

July
Fitchburg Longsjo Classic Stage Race Fitchburg, MA 7/1/2007 Stage Race
Northampton Downtown Criterium Northampton, MA 7/4/2007 Criterium
Attleboro Criterium Attleboro, MA 7/7/2007 Criterium
New Britain Criterium New Britain, CT 7/8/2007 Criterium
Claremont Downtown Criterium Claremont, NH 7/14/2007 Criterium
6th Annual Donovan Ruhlman Memorial Criterium Naugatuck, CT 7/15/2007 Criterium
Workingman´s Stage Race July 17;18;19 Amesbury, MA 7/17/2007 Stage Race
HVVC Weekend Poughkeepsie, NY 7/21/2007 Criterium
HVVC Weekend Union Vale, NY 7/22/2007 Road
Yarmouth Clam Festival Road Race Yarmouth, ME 7/22/2007 Road
George Street Bike Challenge Worcester, MA 7/29/2007 Time Trial
Tokeneke Road Race Barkhamstead, CT 7/29/2007 Road

August
Concord Criterium Concord, NH 8/4/2007 Criterium
Central New Hampshire Road Race Bow, NH 8/5/2007 Road
Mill City Criterium Manchester, NH 8/10/2007 Criterium
Silver City Flyer Taunton, MA 8/11/2007 Criterium
Fall River Criterium Fall River, MA 8/12/2007 Criterium
Mount Agamenticus Time Trial S. Berwick, ME 8/12/2007 Time Trial
Witches Cup Salem, MA 8/15/2007 Criterium
Mystic Velo Ninigret Criterium Charlestown, RI 8/18/2007 Criterium
Tour of the Hilltowns Windsor, MA 8/18/2007 Road
Keith Berger Memorial Criterium E. Hartford, CT 8/19/2007 Criterium
Norwell Circuit Race - TENTATIVE Norwell, MA 8/19/2007 Road
New London Criterium - TENTATIVE New London, CT 8/25/2007 Criterium
Saco Criterium Saco , ME 8/25/2007 Criterium
Green Mountain Stage Race Mad River Valley, VT 8/31/2007 Stage Race

September
Green Mountain Stage Race Mad River Valley, VT 9/1/2007 Stage Race
Green Mountain Stage Race Mad River Valley, VT 9/2/2007 Stage Race
Green Mountain Stage Race Mad River Valley, VT 9/3/2007 Stage Race
Topsfield Circuit Race Topsfield, MA 9/8/2007 Road
Wayne Elliot Memorial Criterium Haverhill, MA 9/9/2007 Criterium
York Beach Criterium York Beach, ME 9/14/2007 Criterium
Bob Beal Masters Weekend Charlestown, RI 9/15/2007 Stage Race
Bob Beal Masters Weekend Charlestown, RI 9/16/2007 Stage Race
Portsmouth Criterium Portsmouth, NH 9/16/2007 Criterium
Portland Velo Time Trial Championships Cumberland, ME 9/23/2007 Time Trial

October
Three Village Tour Road Race Baltic, CT 10/6/2007 Road
Norwich Criterium Norwich, CT 10/7/2007 Criterium
Jamestown Road Race Jamestown, RI 10/8/2007 Road
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Re: Throwback

Post by JeremyC » Wed Jul 24, 2019 12:43 pm

Forest Park Criterium??????? I grew up in Forest Park!!!!!!

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Re: Throwback

Post by oscarp » Wed Jul 24, 2019 1:03 pm

I miss the fitchburg stage race.
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Re: Throwback

Post by jraguin » Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:48 pm

It is honestly really sad to see that. We probably have 1/3 the number of races now.

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Re: Throwback

Post by jraguin » Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:48 pm

It is honestly really sad to see that. We probably have 1/3 the number of races now. Actually maybe not 1/3, because the Wompy series still exists and the Plainville series was replaced by another series. So maybe 1/2.

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Re: Throwback

Post by djming » Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:25 pm

Yes obviously the numbers of road races/criteriums are down considerably, but what would be interesting is to compare Alan's '07 calendar with the current "full" calendar, bringing in road, mtb, gravel, fondo. Meaning, I wonder if there are just as many events but spread over more disciplines and options than 12 years ago. Plus "destination" events. Just curious how the exercise would turn out, but not curious enough to actually do it ;)
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Re: Throwback

Post by jraguin » Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:53 pm

Funny, in the vein of all these non-Cat races, I just saw that they have a Grand Fondo World Championship. I had no idea. That is ridiculous.

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Re: Throwback

Post by tsavage » Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:18 pm

Incredible list of available races. What is even more heartbreaking is to see the crowds spectating many of those same races in the 80's and 90's. [https://www.facebook.com/groups/512935775510200/] Not likely to see too many US riders in the World Tour anytime soon. And our best male CX riders can't even break the top 10. But the latest VeloNews magazine (does anyone else still subscribe?) shows the hope coming on the growth of NICA (and by association NEHSCA).
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Re: Throwback

Post by KTeves » Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:51 pm

tsavage wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:18 pm
does anyone else still subscribe?
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